Wednesday, 27 November 2013

Printer Wonderland!

It's Printer Wonderland at the Red Hot Press this friday evening! Among lots of other great printmaker's work I'll have a load of original prints, cards and handmade sketchbooks for sale and it should be a great event ~

Join us on Friday ...29th November 6:30pm - 9pm at our annual Christmas sale here at Red Hot Press.

Have a glass of mulled wine and see all our lovely handmade wares prints, cards, gifts, books... all made by members of Red Hot Press. We will also be displaying (and selling) the 20:20 2013 print exchange and original works made for the Cowprint Artists' Calendar.

Buy local and handmade this Christmas!

For more info see the Facebook event page -
Some of the prints and cards I'll have for sale:


Thursday, 19 September 2013

Animals in Art

During September and October some of my animal linocuts are part of a great group exhibition at Storm restaurant in Poole. The exhibition features work by six artists with very different styles. Below are examples from some of the artists and a lovely little article that was in last Saturday’s local Echo. Yes, that’s me in the paper, urgh!

Egyptian Cat by Linda Sale  ~

Chicken by Sarah Lou Goy -
Dog portraits by Katherine Cromwell -

A big thank you to Linda Sale who organises the exhibitions at Storm and to Frances Miles the restaurant owner who does a great job supporting local artists. Also, thanks to Katherine Cromwell for arranging the Echo article! I was also lucky enough to have work on display at Storm last summer, when they were filmed for the series 'Harbour Lives' with Ben Fogle. I know it's not a huge claim to fame but some of my watercolour still-lives were on the walls of the restuarant in a few shots of the series!

More info and shots of the exhibition here -

Saturday, 7 September 2013

Poole Printmakers exhibition at Highcliffe Castle

Poole Printmaker’s next exhibition is at Highcliffe Castle from 11th September until 3rd November. There will be over 40 framed prints on display, with even more mounted prints and cards available to buy.

Highcliffe is a beautiful building in a lovely location and on the 18th of September they are having a Heritage open day which means it’s free admission all day (normally £3.25 for adults) and they will be opening later – with last admission at 7.30pm and the doors closing at 8pm.

We are making the most of the open day to hold our Private View which will be from 5:30 to 7:30pm on Wednesday the 18th of September. There will be wine, soft drinks and nibbles and it should be a great evening!

Friday, 23 August 2013

Red Arrows come to Number 83, Westbourne, Bournemouth

Thrilled to have my Red Arrows linocut in Number 83's fab window display!
They've also taken 4 other framed originals, some mounted prints and some of my new Dorset linocut cards, which have started selling already!
Here's a pic of the window and some of the other prints and cards they're now stocking:
Number 83, Westbourne - Beautiful Red Arrows window display with my framed linocut on the right

Poole Quay, original reduction linocut

Happy Cat - Original engraving

Red Arrows, Bournemouth - blank greetings card from my original linocut

Gold Hill - blank greetings card from my original linocut

Friday, 8 March 2013

Poole Printmakers at the Lighthouse

Poole Printmakers are exhibiting at the Lighthouse in Poole for 6 weeks starting next weekend. And I just managed to get my latest linocut finished in time to go on the poster! It's a reduction linocut and I've kept to almost monochrome colours (which is quite a change for me), but added some small touches of blue and red. You'll be able to see my 'Poole Quay' linocut and the other linocut that I've been working on 'Bournemouth Gardens' at the Lighthouse exhibition.
Poole Printmakers Exhibition at Lighthouse, Poole

Thursday, 14 February 2013

Folksy front page!

My Valentine's selection is on the Folksy front page!

Happy Valentines day!

Sunday, 6 January 2013

New Year, new site!

I've discovered Society6, and it's beautiful!
Having tried out a few similar sites in the past, Society6 is a really good-looking, and easy to use site, full of beautiful artwork and a slick range of products.

In their own words:
"The artwork on Society6 is created by hundreds of thousands of artists from around the world.
When you buy a product from Society6, we produce it using only the highest quality materials, and ship it to you on behalf of the artist."

I've decided to start with just a few of my favourite prints to begin with, and try and add a new one once a month... Here is a preview of what's in my store so far:

Happy Cat

Tiger teatime cushion
Hello Bear print

To see my new Society6 store, go here


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